December 2, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American mobster Louis Buchalter is sentenced to death along with his lieutenants Emanuel Weiss and Louis Capone

  • Japanese Marshal Admiral Yamamoto sends his fleet to Pearl Harbor
  • Largest roller skating rink (outside of NYC) opens in Peekskill, New York
  • US Naval Intelligence ceases bugging Japanese consul

Birthdays in History

  • Paul C W Chu, China, physicist (superconductivity)